English, Published edition: Papers of Samuel Davidson, Davidson, Samuel, d. 1810.

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Physical Description
  • 260 items.
  • 2 containers plus 2 oversize.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Papers of Samuel Davidson, 1780-1810.
Creator
  • Davidson, Samuel, d. 1810.
Physical Description
  • 260 items.
  • 2 containers plus 2 oversize.
Subjects
Summary
  • Business and personal correspondence, daybook, and ledger of accounts. Includes material relating to changes made in Pierre L'Enfant's manuscript plan of the President's Square (now Lafayette Park) which Davidson, who owned land nearby, claimed had marred the Federal City's beauty and lowered property values. Correspondents include city commissioners, L'Enfant, Thomas Jefferson, and George Washington.
Biography
  • Merchant of Georgetown, Washington, D.C.
Notes
  • Gift Luther M. Cornwall 1921.
  • Purchase George S. MacManus 1936.
  • Bequest Lucy Bradley 1955.
  • Collection material in English.
Access Conditions
  • Open to research.
Language
  • English
Standard Number
  • MSS17848
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